Lamar County Sheriff Danny Rigel said residents can help cut down the number of vehicle burglaries during the summer by taking their keys out of the car and locking the doors.
The advice sounds simple, but Rigel said it goes a long way in keeping local thieves at bay.
Petal’s Distinguished Young Woman Meagan Smith competed in the state DYW program over the weekend and took home the distinction of first alternate following the competition.
Smith also received a preliminary award in self expression.
OXFORD – Jane Becker Heidelberg adored her time at the University of Mississippi. She met her husband, Rody Heidelberg, in 1940 at their first dance as students in the old gym. They were together almost 50 years.
Although four-term Councilman Henry Naylor may not have gotten the election results he had wanted, he still believes all Hattiesburg residents have a reason to celebrate the inauguration of a new mayor and City Council.
University of Southern Mississippi alums Bradley Floore and Stephen Broome received the Gold and Silver honors respectively at the annual convention of the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) last month.
The state’s largest solar power plant, a $100 million facility that is located in Sumrall, generated words of praise last Friday from government officials and representatives of companies involved in the construction and operation of the facility.